Fort Qu'Appelle (Pleistocene of Canada)

Also known as Bliss Gravel Pit; Echo Lake

Where: Saskatchewan, Canada (50.8° N, 103.9° W: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 103.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Floral Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: C. R. Harington. 1990. Vertebrates of the Last Interglaciation in Canada: A Review, with New Data. Geographie physique et Quaternaire 44(3) [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Ju]more details

PaleoDB collection 20590: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• replaces earlier list of Khan 1970
Illinoian, not Sangamonian: Skwara and Walker 1989
 Glires -
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Leporidae indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1817 rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus scotti Gidley 1900 horse
 Carnivora - Ursidae
Arctodus simus Cope 1879 giant short-faced bear
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Taxidea taxus Schreber 1778 American badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis cf. lupus Linnaeus 1758 gray wolf
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus columbi Falconer 1857 Columbian mammoth
 Ungulata - Camelidae
Camelops cf. hesternus Leidy 1873 camel
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bison latifrons Harlan 1825 bison
Bootherium bombifrons Harlan 1825 antelope
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervalces sp. Scott 1885 stag moose
 Ungulata - Antilocapridae
Antilocapridae indet. Gray 1866 pronghorn